Country Club Hills, Illinois
City of Country Club Hills
c/o C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E.
Personnel Testing Service
Starting Salary: $55,187.46
Sworn Firefighters: 37
Application Deadline: 6/7/17
The Board of Fire and Police Commissioners for the City of Country Club Hills is now accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/Paramedic.
The Country Club Hills Fire District was the first paramedic unit in the Southern Cook County system to serve its community since the inception of the paramedic program. Residents receive quality emergency care within minutes of receipt of a 911 dispatch.
The mission of the Country Club Hills Fire Department is to reduce fires and the loss of life by providing quality emergency response, code administration, fire prevention and community education services. The Cityís fire service has been committed to excellence since 1957. The fire department has a rich history coming from a fire protection district in 1957 into the City of Country Club Hills in late 2000. A highly-trained staff of firefighters works with the latest in fire and EMS equipment to provide the highest level of service to the community.
The department has 21 full-time firefighter/paramedics as well as part-time personnel trained in fire suppression, vehicle operation and all are certified as firefighters by the state. Training does not stop at the level of firefighter, as there are many special certifications and classes available. Many of the firefighters have continued their education to ensure the best service and use of the latest techniques in providing fire suppression. The department currently operates 2 fire stations each housing an Engine and ALS ambulance. One station also houses a 104-foot Tower Ladder.
Applications are available at:
Applications will be online for purchase until 6/7/17 - 2:00 PM
The deadline for returning completed applications is:
Wednesday, June 7, 2017 by 4:00 PM
All applications must be returned to the office of:
C.O.P.S. and F.I.R.E. Personnel Testing Service
ATTN: Country Club Hills FD
200 W. Higgins Road, Suite 201
Schaumburg, IL 60195
You must meet the following minimum requirements:
All individuals meeting eligibility requirements are encouraged to continue with the application process.
Additional information will be provided in the packet
which can be downloaded at:
There is a $35.00 non-refundable application fee.
Applications are NOT available at the Country Club Hills Fire Department or City Hall.
Applicants must attend the mandatory orientation
and test date:
Mandatory Orientation and Written Examination:
Saturday, June 24, 2017
Registration Starts at 8:30 AM
Orientation Ė 9:00 AM
Written Examination immediately following the Orientation
Hill Crest High School
17401 Pulaski Road
Country Club Hills, IL 60478
All applications are subject to the Rules and Regulations of the Board of Fire and Police Commissioners of the City of Country Club Hills, which is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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